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“Barely mentionable”
Review of Chez Plume

Chez Plume
Ranked #24 of 103 Restaurants in Mahe Island
Price range: US$47 - US$93
Cuisines: African
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Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Serving an authentic French Creole cuisine in a beautiful quaint restaurant on the West Coast of Mahe. Surrounded by a beautiful tropical garden and opposite the beach and the Indian Ocean. Typically international and Creole lunch daily from 12:00 (closed Mondays) and a more authentic French Creole seafood menu in the evenings from 19:15 (closed Sundays).
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Barely mentionable”
Reviewed 21 April 2013

Had dinner there on a Sunday, the buffet was barely mentionable, most of the dishes lacked any seasoning or even salt!

Since we were staying there for one night, I had breakfast in the morning, it was just one small banana and a slice of mango and another sliced fruit, and the plate had a dead ant on it too!! They did not have a breakfast buffet selection or an a la cart option either.

They did serve some juice (packet not fresh) along with some toast and plain cake and they offered tea/coffee as well.

Not worth the visit.

  • Visited April 2013
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Bcn
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Pleasant and relax belade with nice food”
Reviewed 14 April 2013

really good food. Excellent service. if you are staying in View villa Guesthouse they can make a nice creale buffet for you on sundays!

Visited April 2013
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Thank PauMBcn
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Bucharest, Romania
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“A true creole experience - go, eat and feel well”
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Ate yesterday in Chez Plume and had a very friendly and tasty experience.
Very good soups (try the crab) and fantastic creole fish (the way they made and serve grupper was very simple but super good).
Enough choices if you are for fish and seafood. A very special plus for service, the lady made us feel at home, fast, knowlegeable and always smiling.
It is not a fancy place ! We read it is the best seafood place in that part of Mahe so we dressed a little, but found people very casual mixed with smart casual looking, all OK.
Just one negative advice - we were told is the best lobster restaurant on the island, so we took a 600g one.
It was not bad, but nothing special, so 750 Rp from the total of 1200 was not worth it.
We both preffered the fish.
Go and dine if you are into fish, good food, good price, nice service.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Mihai P
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France
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Excellent food, great service!!!”
Reviewed 3 December 2012

This is by far one of my favourite restaurant on Mahe, the food is amazing and compare to all the other restaurants not overpriced, nothing to complain about the service. Keep it up! Would highly recommend this place to anyone for good creole cuisine.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Juls7432
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Victoria, Seychelles
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“For a creole night out”
Reviewed 13 November 2012

From the outside one might refrain to actually walk in, PLEASE overcome the fear. It's one of the rare places what serves quality seafood and exquisite creole dishes. Nice friendly staff... makes you feel at home.

The only setback is the ambiance... need a complete makeover.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Christopher L
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